MAY 7, 2012VOLUME 41 ISSUE 19
PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum April 27 termed “an excellent precedent” the decision by Ertl in its recent lead-content petition not to seek a total exemption but rather only approval to meet the previous limit.
CPSC staffers April 25 expressed sympathy but limited ability to address an inflatables maker’s concerns about inconsistencies among federal and state rules.
Cooking accounted for 45% of residential building fires according to an April 26 report from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).
A May 1 executive order from President Barack Obama targets U.S. harmonization with international standards.
Commissioners April 27 cast two 4-0 ballot votes to move forward proposals on third party testing. The first approves the final rule
The EU General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) committee in Brussels recently discussed the following
The European Commission’s Consumer Safety Network (CSN) in Brussels recently discussed the following
CPSC’s recent updated to its webpage for the CPSIA includes a three-step process for finding requirements.
Briefs on nursery products, wood-burning products, recalls, meetings
Briefs on recalls, GFCIs.
Briefs on ASTM standards, UL standards.
Briefs on REACH, Australia, recalls, RAPEX.